Century Cycles Monthly eNewsletter

September 2013 

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Giant Superlight Wind Jacket Our Summer Clearance Sale continues while supplies last! We have added more closeout bicycles in the past couple of weeks -- check out all of the bikes that are on sale!

Also recently marked down: Other great late-season deals:
  • Giant Sola Women's Short-Sleeve Cycling Jersey 20% off all men's and women's Giro shoes 
  • 20% off selected shoes from Pearl Izumi and Shimano 
  • 20% off all short-sleeve cycling jerseys for men and women
  • 20% off all ZOIC shorts and jerseys 
  • 20% off all Nutcase Helmets 
  • 20% off all Koki Panniers 
  • 30% off all shorts, jerseys, and accessories from Hincapie Sportswear
5 Tips: Shifting Gears

5 Tips: Shifting Gears Many modern bicycles come with 21 speeds, or 24, 27, or even 30 speeds. The novice cyclist shopping for a bike often thinks "I wouldn't know what to do with all of those gears!"

Learning to use and take advantage of the multiple speeds on your bicycle doesn't have to be an intimidating process, however. This article outlines a few basic principles and tricks to get you shifting like an expert in no time!

All BMX bikes are on SALE at Century Cycles in Medina!

BMX department at Century Cycles in Medina
The Century Cycles store in Medina has one of Northeast Ohio's LARGEST selections of BMX/freestyle bicycles, and every one of them is ON SALE! We've also got a wide selection of parts and accessories, from saddles and grips, to wheels, and chains in every color under the rainbow!

Our BMX bike selection makes a great choice for your back-to-school youngster, or get an early start on Christmas shopping, or the aspiring freestyler of any age!

Stop into Medina to see our selection of BMX bicycles from Haro and Stolen Bikes!
Salsa Cycles. Adventure by Bike.
Century Cycles is dedicated to keeping the spirit of adventure alive in bicycling. Salsa Cycles makes bikes to help you get there.

A sense of adventure makes life better. The bicycle can be so much more than just a bike; it's a path to new places, new people, and amazing experiences.

We provide the bikes. You determine where they go, and where you go with them. Satisfy curiosity. Explore boundaries. Discover something great.

For more about the models that we have in stock and available to order, see:

Salsa. Adventure by bike.
Night Rides on the Towpath Trail - 3 Rides Remaining!

We've still got three great evenings left in our schedule of ever-popular Night Rides on the Towpath Trail!
  • Saturday, September 14
  • Saturday, September 28
  • Saturday, October 19

All rides start at 8:00pm from our Peninsula store. For more details, including preparation tips and photos and videos from past rides, see www.centurycycles.com/for/NightRides

Our final Night Ride of the season on Oct. 19 is our "All Hail the Ale" Night Ride in celebration of Cleveland Beer Week! Dress up as your favorate beer to be eligible for door prizes during our post-ride celebration at the Winking Lizard Tavern next door! For more info, go to:

Get Fit for Fall!

Century Cycles Bicycle Fitting Service DID YOU KNOW...? Century Cycles now has three Certified Bicycle Fit Specialists on staff! Our Bicycle Fit Program was developed in conjunction with Raleigh Bicycles and the leading expert in the bike fit industry.

A professional bicycle fitting can benefit ANY type of rider, whether you're riding for recreation, fitness, commuting, or racing; any kind of bike you have, any brand purchased from any store.

Our bicycle fitting service uses flexibility, range of motion, and biomechanics to determine the best position your body can achieve on your bike, taking your personal goals and preferences into account.

To read more about our bicycle fitting service, options, and pricing, go to:

null Take our latest online poll!


It's been an up-and-down year for good cycling weather, with a wet winter and spring, followed by a relatively cool and pleasant summer. How has this affected your riding?


Have you biked more or less than previous years? Click here to take our latest online poll and let us know!

Last month's poll asked "My next new bike will be a...?" Of those considering a new bike, 38% are shopping for a road bike for racing or touring, followed closely by 31% looking for a fitness or comfort hybrid bike. You can see the full results of the last poll here.

Happy Anniversary to the NEW Medina store!

Bike moving to the new Medina store.
Friday, September 27 marks the one-year anniversary of our NEW, EXPANDED flagship store in Medina!

We've enjoyed having the past year in our BIGGER, BETTER store to give you BIGGER selection and BETTER service!

You can help us celebrate this milestone by using the coupon below!
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Take 10% off any regularly-priced parts, accessories, and clothing.

Cashier: discount code "Medina Anniv. 10% Off P&A"
Offer valid on September 27-29, 2013 in the Medina store only.
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Mark your Calendars!


September 14: Night Ride on the Towpath Trail
September 28: Night Ride on the Towpath Trail
October 5: All three stores open 10:00am - 3:00pm
October 19: "All Hail the Ale!" Night Ride on the Towpath Trail

Go to www.centurycycles.com/for/calendar for our complete Calendar of Events!
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1059 N. Court St. (Route 42,
behind McDonald's in the Marc's plaza)
Medina, OH  44256 map
Phone: 330-722-7119

1621 Main St. (Route 303,
next to The Winking Lizard)
Peninsula, OH  44264 map
Phone: 330-657-2209

19955 Detroit Rd.
(between Wooster and Wagar roads)

Rocky River, OH  44116 map
Phone: 440-356-5705

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